Lavender Lemon Sablé Cookies

Lavender Lemon Sablé Cookie #recipe via FoodforMyFamily.com

A recipe for rich, decadent sablé cookies with a bright lemon and lavender glaze.I carry you with me into the world, into the smell of rain and the words that dance between people, and for me, it will always be this way, walking in the light, remembering being alive together. -Brian Andreas This weekend I […]

Lemon Meringue Éclairs: Baking as Therapy

Lemon Meringue Éclairs #recipe via FoodforMyFamily.com

A recipe for lemon meringue éclairs where choux pastries are filled with lemon pastry cream rather than vanilla, and for their topping, they get a healthy pile of whipped meringue before being toasted under the broiler and then consumed en masse.My frustration falls, hot and warm, off my chin after leaving wet streaks down my […]

Spring Cleaning: Small Kitchen Updates for a Big Change

Small Kitchen Updates for a Big CHange ($500 Legrand Giveaway) via FoodforMyFamily.com

We did a few things while spring cleaning to update our kitchen with big changes to how the space feels. You can enter for a chance to win $500 of Legrand adorne products by showing them a picture of your space. Fresh out of grad school with a job secured, in the middle of winter, […]

A Little Cheese to Get You Through the Weekend

Saputo Cheese Recipes via Shaina Olmanson at FoodforMyFamily.com

Seven cheese recipes to inspire you to create this weekend. I have an obsession with the cheese counter. I hover over rounds and wedges, reading labels and searching country of origin on paper triangles that stick out from each kind. I wonder about the cows and goats and sheep that gave milk to create the […]

Simple Honey Lime Chia Dressing for Fruit Salad

Honey Lime Chia Fruit Salad #recipe via FoodforMyFamily.com

Chia seeds add a delightful crunch to this easy honey and lime fruit salad recipe. My house is deliciously quiet. I crave quiet. I enjoy the sound of a spoon scraping the bottom of a bowl, of the faucet turning on, the water rush, how it pings in the metal sink. It’s the first time […]

Homemade Caesar Salad {Dressing} with Baby Kale

Simple Homemade Caesar Salad Dressing #recipe via FoodforMyFamily.com

An updated Caesar salad recipe with extra vegetables and tiny baby kale tossed with a homemade Caesar dressing and topped off with Big flakes of Parmesan and buttery croutons. There is a taller clone on the other side of the counter from me. I hand her a cutting board and knife and push a leftover […]

Upside Down Caramelized Pear and Almond Cake {Gluten-Free}

Upside Down Caramelized Pear and Almond Cake #recipe via FoodforMyFamily.com

Vanilla and brown sugar baked pears top this recipe for pear upside down cake. The bottom-turned-top boasts a soft, gluten-free almond cake with a light texture just firm enough to stand up to the caramelized pears.The sun shines warmer this week, evidenced by puddles that have replaced layers of ice pack and the softening snow. […]